Poll: Which Band Members’ Death Left The Biggest Void In Rock Music?

Poll: Which Band Members’ Death Left The Biggest Void In Rock Music?

Which Band Members’ Death Left The Biggest Void In Rock Music? All of these prominent rockers died much to early and each left a huge void in their bands. Each person’s death forever changed the landscape of rock n’ roll and their respective bands as well. This time you are allowed two votes. You can read more about these important artists in our XS ROCK R.I.P. Featured Section here.

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Interview With Legendary Drummer Carmine Appice

Interview With Legendary Drummer Carmine Appice

Carmine Appice is a legend in the world of rock drummers. Over the years he has played with a virtual who’s who list of artists including Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart, King Kobra, Blue Murder, Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Pink Floyd, Michael Schenker, Jeff Beck and the list goes on. Recently, I had the chance to talk with Carmine about his new project, simply called “Appice” that features not only Carmine, but his brother Vinny as well. …

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Tombs, Goatwhore, Oni to appear at “Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” in November

Tombs, Goatwhore, Oni to appear at “Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” in November

Tombs, Goatwhore, Oni to appear at “Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” in November On November 4th and 5th, Tombs, Goatwhore, and Oni will appear at “Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” at the Glen Helen Amphitheater & Festival Grounds. Joining them on the bill is Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, among many others. For more information, please visit: www.ozzfest.com or www.knotfest.com. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, July 14th @ 10AM Pacific Time.Tombs recently released their fourth full-length, The Grand Annihilation – the group’s most experimental record to-date. The blasting, scathing…

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Vinnie Moore and Gus G Locked and Loaded for “Gunslingers” Tour 2017

Vinnie Moore and Gus G Locked and Loaded for “Gunslingers” Tour 2017

Guitar wizards Vinnie Moore (UFO) and Gus G (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE) will hit the road for some shows together in November and December, 2017. This is Moore’s first solo tour since 2015, and will mark the first time these two powerhouse players have toured together. The show will feature music from both guitarists’ impressive catalogs. “Gus and I met years back in Greece. I brought him up onstage to jam a couple tunes with me…

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SPV/Steamhammer Signs Worldwide Deal With APPICE…..Featuring Drum Legends Carmine and Vinny Appice!

SPV/Steamhammer Signs Worldwide Deal With APPICE…..Featuring Drum Legends Carmine and Vinny Appice!

APPICE –  First studio album from the two legendary drum brothers together – – APPICE album release in autumn 2017 – – Guest appearances by members and ex-members of Whitesnake, Dio, WASP, Quiet Riot and many more – The two legendary drum brothers Carmine (Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Blue Murder, King Kobra) and Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Last In Line) are recording their first ever studio album together this spring under the name APPICE….

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Ozzy And Zakk Wylde Reunite For Summer 2017 Tour

Ozzy And Zakk Wylde Reunite For Summer 2017 Tour

Rock fans rejoice! For the first time in more than a decade, OZZY OSBOURNE and Zakk Wylde are together again. Known as one of rock’s most lethal singer and guitarist pairings, the two will hit the road for a series of OZZY headlining shows in the U.S. this summer and fall, beginning July 14 (*see dates below). While they’ve performed together over the years, these shows are the first collaboration for the duo for a…

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Rock Guitar Heroes Part 2

Rock Guitar Heroes Part 2

Rock Guitar Heroes Part 2 Most rock music fans are aware of the guitar heroes like Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page….but there are so many other fantastic guitar players that sort of fly under the radar. They are often well known to other guitar players and serious band fans, but not as well known as the guitarists listed above. If you’re aware of these players already…then you’ll probably agree and…

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Former Ozzy Osbourne Bass Player Files Lawsuit For Royalties

Former Ozzy Osbourne Bass Player Files Lawsuit For Royalties

Bob Daisley, former Ozzy Osbourne bass player has posted the following concerning his recent lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his music company: I’d like to thank everyone for their kind words, comments and support. This lawsuit business is not a nice place to be but justice needs to be served and the truth needs to be known. Below is the official press release issued by my New York lawyer. Love and appreciation to you all,…

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Interview With Legendary Drummer Deen Castronovo

Interview With Legendary Drummer Deen Castronovo

Recently, I had the chance to talk with Deen Castronovo. A man with a music resume’ as long as my arm. You know his work from bands and playing with artists like Bad English, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Paul Rodgers, Jason Becker, Marty Friedman,Tony MacAlpine, Wild Dogs, Hardline, G/Z/R, Fear Factory and of course the legendary rock band “Journey”,  with which he performed for 17 years.  Many of you also know that Deen was arrested…

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